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CBS
Feb 9, 2011 4:30am PST
mortgage giants, may soon be history. the "wall street journal" reports the obama administration could introduce several plans this week aimed at phasing out the two troubled agency. the federal government bailed both of them out back in 2008. >>> wall street this morning looking for eight straight up days when trading begins in two hours. here's ashley morrison with your moneywatch report. >>> reporter: asian markets saw profit-taking after china's central bank hiked interest traits. the nikkei lost a fraction and the hang seng was down more than 1%. ben bernanke testifies on capitol hill today. on tuesday stocks finished higher for the 7th straight session. the dow jumped another 71 points while the nasdaq tacked on 13. shares of toyota jumped 4% after a government investigation found no electronic flaws were to blame for reports of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles. the transportation department says the acceleration issues were caused by mechanical problems fixed by previous recalls. nasa engineers examined 280,000 lines of software code during the investigation. >>> m
CBS
Feb 11, 2011 4:30am PST
obama says he is losing patience. >>> bay area buses followed by armed escorts. the dangerous route now getting extra protection. >>> staying dry now but major changes are coming up in the weather. we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and we have early-morning roadwork this morning on 880/92 in hayward. more traffic hot spots coming up. >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. it is friday, the 11th of february. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. i think i can say happy friday, everybody. it's 4:30. >>> topping our news, angry protestors back in the streets in egypt this morning. crowds gathering now at several locations including outside the presidential palace in cairo. the president hosni mubarak, you may remember yesterday, refusing demands to step down. everyone thought he would. instead, though, he says he is transferring most of his power to his vice president. egypt's military supports mubarak's plan to stay in office. and here's live look at cairo, tahrir square. organizers calling for millions to protest today, as ines ferre reports they ho
CBS
Feb 18, 2011 4:30am PST
yesterday. >>> president barack obama is still here in the bay area this morning. last night, he dined with silicon valley celebrities. he is looking for support for his plan to spend on high-tech initiatives. anne makovec is at sfo where the president is about to take off in four hours or so. >> reporter: he is leaving from sfo this morning hopefully the weather is going to hold up for his departure. but somehow even when the rest of the planes are delayed, obama's plane air force one makes it out. today he is headed to oregon. here's a look at his arrival here in the bay area yesterday to the cloudy rainy bay area. he is on the west coast to promote his agenda to make the u.s. more competitive globally pushing for new spending on innovation, education, high- speed rail and faster internet service. last night he had dinner win innovators like mark zuckerberg, steve jobs and eric schmitt at the private home of a venture capitalist, which meant massive security measures in the neighborhood. so excited people as you can see there. [ yelling ] >> reporter: and closed roads. neighbors did
CBS
Feb 15, 2011 4:30am PST
. barack obama is scheduled to meet thursday evening with tech leaders and then spend the night here. it will be a private meeting to talk about the president's new budget plan, which includes money for research and development, education and clean energy. meanwhile, on capitol hill, several hearings about the new budget plan are scheduled today. michael herzenberg with what's at stake. >> reporter: today the white house gets a chance to defend its new budget plan before lawmakers. budget director jacob lou will testify at a house hearing this morning just a day after president obama unveiled the $3 .7 trillion proposal. >> even as we cut out things we can afford to do without, we have a responsibility to invest in those areas that will have the biggest impact in our future. >> reporter: the president's plan calls for investments in areas like education and research but aims to slash $1 trillion from the deficit over the next decade. spending cuts would affect programs from urban development grants to heating assistance for low-income families. >> this budget does more spending, more
CBS
Feb 24, 2011 4:30am PST
: president obama weighed in on the crisis for the first time wednesday. he will send secretary of state hillary clinton to geneva monday for international talks to end the violence. experts predict if other countries don't step in, the situation will only escalate. >> this is really a fight to the death, i think, in libya, not only for qaddafi and his regime but for the protestors and their ability to survive another day. >> reporter: one diplomat estimates 1,000 people have been killed in the last week alone. michael herzenberg for cbs news, washington. >>> we're just learning that wikileaks founder julian assange can be extradited to sweden to face sex crimes charges. that ruling coming down from a british judge just within the hour. assange has been fighting extradition for weeks. his lawyers say he will appeal. two women accused him of rape and sexual molestation. his lawyers say he won't get a fair trial and may be extradited to the united states. >>> the death toll from the new zealand earthquake is approaching 100. 98 people are dead after tuesday's quake centered near christchur
CBS
Feb 1, 2011 4:30am PST
, that wasn't enough to quiet protestors who defied the government-imposed curfew again. the obama administration didn't seem impressed either. monday the white house press secretary dismissed mubarak's cap net cabinet appointments. >> this is not about appointments. this is about action. this is what people here and around the world need to see. >> reporter: the obama administration sent a special envoy to egypt. frank wiser in is there to meet with officials including mubarak. u.s. citizens on the other hand went to the airport to get out. >> i have been there and that's some of the most wonderful people. they're not violent people. they're just tired of being treated horrible. >> reporter: the u.s. state department has evacuated more than 1200 americans so far and expects to fly out roughly 1400 more in the coming days. terrell brown, cbs news, washington. >>> the reaction here in the bay area from muslims and from people who have family still in egypt is one of worry and of hope. yasmine is an exchange student from egypt studying at uc- berkeley. she says her family in egypt is
CBS
Feb 2, 2011 4:30am PST
a peaceful transfer of power. >> president obama spoke with mubarak by telephone yesterday evening. the white house says mr. obama initiated the call and the two presidents spoke for about a half hour. >> what is clear and what i indicated tonight to president mubarak is my belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful, peaceful and it must begin now. >> meanwhile, an internet service is returning to egypt today after the country's government cut it off for several days. >>> yemen's president is responding to protestors demanding his ouster. today, he told yemen's parliament he will not seek re- election and won't try to have his son inherit the presidency. he has been in power for more than 30 years. >>> a saddening to the search for a young kidnap victim. the body of 4-year-old juliani cardenas was recovered from the delta-mendota canal in the san joaquin valley. the boy's body was located about 30 miles downstream from where the suspect's car was found last week. juliani was grabbed from his grandmother's arms two weeks ago in the town of patter son. last night, hundreds of people w
CBS
Feb 17, 2011 4:30am PST
suspect, 35-year-old jerry williams. >>> president obama is coming to the bay area tonight. he will meet with heavyweights from the tech industry. the private event will be held at a home here in san francisco. the group is expected to discuss the president's tech agenda as well as jobs, education and innovation. it's part of the president's effort to reach out to the business community. the white house has not released the guest list just yet, but it's said to include facebook's ceo mark zuckerberg as well as executives from valley giants like cisco systems, intel and google. >>> san jose's mayor chuck reed will deliver the annual state of the city this evening. the speech is set to begin about 7:00 at the civic auditorium. tonight's event won't be festive given the bleak financial situation. city. the budget deficit is projected athe $110 million. earlier this week the city said hundreds of jobs could be lost in the fire and police departments under a worst-case scenario. >> if you think about our patrol force itself is roughly 560, half the patrol force would be gone. that would be su
CBS
Feb 4, 2011 4:30am PST
hosni mubarak go away. or i will die in this place. >> reporter: the obama administration is reportedly talking with egyptian officials about ways to resolve the crisis. the discussions are said to include having hosni mubarak step down now instead of when his term expires in september. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the violence thursday and called for a smooth political transition. >> the egyptian people expect a meaningful process that yields concrete changes. >> reporter: u.s. lawmakers also turned up the pressure. >> stop the blood letting, let's start a peaceful transition to a free and open society. >> reporter: but on the streets of cairo, few are listening to calls from the outside world, focused instead on the battle pitting egyptian against egyptian for the future of their country. >>> and these are live pictures of the protesters in cairo. today's protesters passed through a series of security check points following violence in that square yesterday. >>> anti-government demonstrations face increasingly dangerous situations. a police shows tearing t
CBS
Feb 7, 2011 4:30am PST
and step aside and get the country to move on. >> president obama is optimistic egypt will find a peaceful resolution and the country will continue to move forward as a strong american alley. >> i am confident if egypt moves in an orderly process we will have a government we can work with as a partner. >> reporter: he also said he isn't sure if mubarak will resign soon but one thing is clear. >> egypt is not going to go back to what it was. egyptian people want freedom, want free and fair elections. >> reporter: as of now, mubarak has no intention of giving up power until his term expires in september. cbs news, washington. >> those three uc berkeley grads accused of ease by imagine in iran have pleaded not guilty both men explained it was an accident when they crossed the border into iran 18 months ago. the third defendant was freed on bail in september. she has not returned to iran. >>> witnesses tell police they saw two men chase a woman and corner her in an apartment building on eileen street before 8:00 p.m. last night she was assaulted and thrown into a car. later last night that wom
CBS
Feb 23, 2011 4:30am PST
violently cracking down on demonstrators. the obama administration calls the bloodshed completely unacceptable. >> it is the responsibility of the government of libya to respect the universal rights of their own people, including the right to free expression and assembly. >> reporter: in new york tuesday, the u.n. security council and libya's own deputy ambassador also condemned the violence. >> once again, i call on the regime to stop killing innocent people. >> reporter: but the bloody battle is far from over. qaddafi threatens to "cleanse libya house by house" unless protestors surrendered. michael herzenberg, washington. >>> search-and-rescue teams from around the world are trying to find earthquake survivors in new zealand. about 300 people are missing after that magnitude 6.3 earthquake. the number of dead is up to 75 but that's expected to increase as the searches continue into demolished buildings. police are enforcing an overnight curfew in the downtown area of christchurch. >> she is in the classroom! are you in the classroom? hey, people are doing everything to save you
CBS
Feb 25, 2011 4:30am PST
. and last night, president obama discussed the crisis with leaders from britain, france, and italy. the white house is considering several actions against qaddafi's regime. >> there are no options off the table but what we're focused on are the options that we can take to affect the situation in the near term. >> a nato committee is also holding an emergency session today. meanwhile, hundreds of americans having a tough time getting out of libya. rough weather has left them stranded in the port of tripoli. >>> a body found buried in a yard in novato is expected to be removed today. the recovery has been delayed so workers can shore up the sides of the hole where the body is located. the body is believed to be that of 74-year-old dale smith, who has not been seen in several months now. smith's wife evelyn is considered a person of interest in that case. >>> and some more heartbreak for the walnut creek family whose son was killed in a rafting accident. their home ransacked while they were at his funeral yesterday. the mother of matt miller says the burglary happened sometime between
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